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After Effects After Varicocele Surgery
Varicocele: It is a very common surgery done by Urologist and it should be very safe, although every procedure has risk and in hand of an experienced surgeon the complication is very low, but complication includes Bowl damage, bleeding, infection, Anesthesia complications, etc.See 1 more doctor answer
Varicose spermatic cord veins within the scrotum. Usually left sided & due to absent or faulty venous valves between testis and major vessels permitting beack pressure effects on spermatic veins. Can cause infertility in some, but mostly of no consequence. Best treated by urologist if associated with pain which is rare, or there is an ...Read more
What are the side effects of varicocele surgery of testis? Does one live normal life without any discomfort? My life not the same after varicocelectomy
Always ask surgeon: It's a surgeons responsibility to describe the any procedure or operation beforehand also all benefits ; risks. Wonder why ur having this surgery at age 49, this is unusual. Too late to affect fertility ; varicoceles usually don't cause much discomfort. Surgery can be done via laparoscope (my preference), open microsurgery at neck of scrotum or open abdominally through a hernia type incision.
Varicocele: After spermatic vein ligation (varicocele surgery) it is common for the veins to remain enlarged for weeks until collateral venous drainage routes enlarge. If the scrotal approach (instead of inguinal) it is also possible that only some branches of the spermatic vein were ligated, leaving some still dilated.
Manage varicose vein: Varicocele is most like a varicose vein, a dilated venous structure in the scrotal sac rather than in the leg. Compression is a management tool, but does not solve the problem. They are mostly benign, ie don't add risk to your health. If you have an associated inguinal hernia, then repair hernia and have varicocele resected at the same time.
I've got a large varicocele in my left nut. I am 16, and I am getting surgery for the first time. What can I expect?
Surgeon should tellU: Surgeon ; anesthesiologist should explain it all to you beforehand. Varicocele surgery can be performed by laparoscope (my preference) or by open surgery either on the scrotum or by abdominal surgery similar to an appendix operation, but., on the left. Good luck.
How much is the average cost for varicocele embolization? And is it an effective way to treat compared to a surgery?
Varicocele: Costs varies from hospital to hospital and from doctor to doctor. It is an effective way to treat varicocele but I do not believe there any studies comparing results and outcomes.See 1 more doctor answer
Hi it has been 9 days since my varicocele surgery and I had just recently masturbated. Am I in trouble? Did I just ruin everything?
No: It is unlikely that masturbation ruined anything.
If I got varicocele surgery after the surgery will I be able to produce more semen than I am at the moment, only able once in every 4 weeks?
Sperm count improves: The varicocele tony is done to improve the number of sperms in your semen. You may not see an increase in the volume of the semen.
How many days after microsurgical varicoceleelectomy surgery do I have to wait for the pain in scotrum caused by the varicocele to disapear?
One or two weeks: The Pain should subside slowly. Most surgical procedures take a couple of weeks to heal well. So I expect the pain to diminish slowly starting one week after surgery.
I'm 21 male. I have varicocele on my left side. With 2.2 mm in diameter. Should I do surgery? Or leave it. Its causing a little discomfort
It is optional: Varicocele is a benign, fairly harmless condition which does not require immediate treatment. A urologist can guide you better. The only indications for removal are if it is causing you more severe symptoms which interfere with your daily activities or if there is any concerns about your fertility somewhere along the line. So you can use your judgment and not rush into having surgery.
I have a mild right sided hydrocele and a moderate left sided varicocele. I don't have insurance. What would surgery cost me roughly? Thanks.
About one year ago I got varicocele problem I did surgery with this surgery I got hydrocele. About six month ago I did surgery but problem remain.
Bottle: Varicocele surgery. Hydrocele occured, surgery 6 mos. Ago for the hydrocele, hydrocele recurred: I would need to see the operative report of the hydrocele surgery but if an operation referred to as the Bottle operation is done, the hydrocele should not recur. Best of luck.
Is it ever typical for a grade 1 or 2 varicocele to require surgery in the majority of cases or can these usually be left alone? For fertility, etc.
Usually can be left: Grade 1 varicocele requires ultrasound for diagnosis, grades 1&2 require no intervention unless you are infertile or potentially infertile due a low sperm count in your semen or %age of non-motie sperm is high. Vast majority of men with grade 1&2 varicoceles have normal fertility.
It's....: It's done via an inguinal incision, usually under microscope, to explore the spermatic cord so to identify, isolate, transect, and resect spermatic veins (2-5 variably), resulting in eliminating its dilation and pressure hoping to improve semen sperm quality for infertility and relieve its related pain. Detail? Ask doc. It's usually considered as a minor ambulatory surgery.
This occurs in 15% of the adult population and is not typically visible until after puberty. It is almost always on the left side, and if seen on the right additional evaluation needs to be performed. It is more common in men with infertility and if treated ...Read more
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